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Benjamin Platt Thomas
Birth: Feb. 22, 1902
Death: Nov. 29, 1956

After receiving his doctor's degree in history, Ben Thomas was in this order, a college history professor, illustrious secretary of the Abraham Lincoln Association, insurance man, farmer, cattleman, & finally author. His works include "Lincoln's New Salem", Portrait for Posterity", "Theodore Weld, Crusader for Freedom", "Three Years with Grant", and "Abraham Lincoln", the last considered by many the best single volume life of Lincoln ever written. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Salome Kreider Thomas (1907 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  George K Thomas (1930 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 32, 49
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 03, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20754
Benjamin Platt Thomas
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Benjamin Platt Thomas
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